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Can You Afford To Go Green

Posted: 6th March 2013 by admin in Off The Grid
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Solar energy is expensive and most families and individuals would not be able to afford it. The panels can cost anywhere from 6,000 dollars up to 20,000 dollars depending on how many kilowatts you need to produce and this does not include the cost of installation. Many start out small by getting a few panels to run some higher energy appliances such as air conditioning units and electrical furnaces and hot water tanks. The panels generally are installed on the roof and in some communities; you would need a permit and permission to install them. There are two types of solar panels installations, off grid and connected to the grid. People only wanting to operate high-energy appliances would have to […]